THE AMAZING PEOPLE OF MAF

People are at the heart of everything we at MAF do.
The skills and passion they bring make MAF who we are.

Thirteen hundred staff work in over 30 countries around the world with MAF. MAF New Zealand currently has around 25 staff serving overseas. Along with pilots and aviation engineers, MAF employs staff trained in administration, information technology, operations, accounting, project management and recruitment.

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Despite the pandemic and all it’s challenges, MAF’s commitment to serving isolated people and communities hasn’t wavered. A jerry can holds about 20 litres of fuel and by buying a $35 JerrycanRead more

A Bold New Vision

Great news! We have made the first step towards purchasing a hangar at Tauranga airport, which will be developed into the Kendon-Strong MAF Centre! In response to the urgent global need, theRead more

The Humble Hero

Greeting Trevor Strong is like meeting a long lost friend. His warmth and graciousness are the first things I notice as I shake hands with one of the men who, in the midst of the horrors of WWII,Read more

High Impact Flights!

Tod Aebischer, Country Director in PNG, recently flew from the “remote—to the really remote” to see first-hand the difference even one MAF flight can make on a community. Despite the heat andRead more

Together We Learn

My name is Harriëtte Knigge and at the beginning of March, I flew to Moropote, in a remote part of PNG, with a friend Caroline Wälde, to give a trauma healing course. In typical Moropote tradition,Read more

Achieving the Engineering Dream!

Have you ever thought of becoming an engineer for Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF)? Dan Perrett has just completed his apprenticeship in Engineering (Cert IV in Aero skills - Avionics) throughRead more

Strategically Placed for the Battle Against COVID-19

For the past 75 years, MAF’s goal has always been the same—to overcome the barriers that keep people isolated from the help they need. Today, that barrier is COVID-19. Our regular flights haveRead more

An Update From Mark Fox

As events unfold regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, Mark Fox (MAF NZ CEO) shares up to date information about how the virus is impacting MAF’s ministry, both here in New Zealand and around the world.Read more

From the First Day Until Now

“From the First Day Until Now” is a video specially produced as part of MAF’s celebration of 75 years of “Flying for Life”. It shows how one man’s life was changed—and how his life thenRead more

Update - 24th March

As events unfold regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, we wanted to be in touch with you on how this is impacting MAF’s ministry, both here in New Zealand and around the world. As far as possible our woRead more

MAF New Zealand’s 75th Celebration

In light of recent Government announcements regarding the evolving situation with COVID-19, the MAF NZ Board has made the difficult decision to postpone our 75th anniversary celebration weekend inRead more

Partnerships Make All the Difference

One of MAF’s core values is Partnership—we value the strength and diversity that co-operation and collaboration bring and partner with those who share our beliefs and values. One suchRead more